Persuade Synonyms and Antonyms

pər-swād'

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Synonyms for Persuade

To persuade to do something
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(Physics) To bring about (an electric or magnetic effect) in a body by exposing it to the influence or variation of a field of force
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To change posture or position; stir:
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The definition of coax means to try to get someone or something to do something with gentle urging.
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To urge into action; provoke
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To influence
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To incline or bend to one side; veer:
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To try to influence public officials on behalf of or against (proposed legislation, for example):
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To present in an urgent manner; to insist upon.
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To cause (a sentence) to be true when the sentence is interpreted in one's universe.
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To give confidence to; reassure.
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To influence
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To resell.
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To succeed in causing (a person) to act in a certain way
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Alternative spelling of soft-soap.
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To influence
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(Rare) Led easily; prone to follow.
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The definition of entice is persuade or attract by offering pleasure.
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Alternative form of bring round.
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To influence
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Capable of being changed or adjusted to meet particular or varied needs:
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Capable of receiving an impression:
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(metaphorical) Flexible, liable to change.
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The definition of plausible is something that is highly likely.
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A person or thing that pats
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The definition of a spiel is a long-winded speech that usually tries to persuade people to do something.
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To go through (a region) or go to (persons) to solicit votes or orders.
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To force or compel, as by threats, to do something
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(Law) To appropriate (another's property) without right to one's own use.
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To provoke and urge on:
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To recall (a falcon) with a lure
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To entice
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To influence
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To get or bring about through bribery or other illegal methods
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To try to persuade; induce or entice, esp. to something immoral or sensually pleasurable
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To praise or recommend highly; puff
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To obtain or achieve by cleverness or deceit, especially in persuading someone:
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To carry, convey, lead, or cause to go along to another place:
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To produce or achieve the desired effect; be effective; succeed
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To stock or supply (something).
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To influence
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(Idiomatic) To persuade someone, gain someone's support, or make someone understand the truth or validity of something.
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(Grammar, not comparable) Inflected hortative verb form that a speaker uses to avidly encourage a listener.
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To go and bring
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To use flattery, pleading, or insincere language in an attempt to persuade someone to do something:
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To influence
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(Figuratively, dated) To take from an electronically controlled machine its stored-up information; to erase a computer's programming. (1960)
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To bring about or encourage sales of; promote:
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To dispose (someone) to have a certain preference or opinion or to take a course of action:
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(Idiomatic) To convince; to persuade.
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To influence
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Forceful and clear; penetrating:
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To protest or remonstrate; to reason earnestly with a person on some impropriety of conduct.
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To cause (someone) physical or mental fatigue.
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To influence
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To influence
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To influence
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Tending or having the power to persuade:
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The definition of tenable is reasonable, or able to be sustained or maintained.
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Capable of being shaped; malleable.
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The definition of allure means to tempt someone with something desirable or through flattery.
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To obtain or achieve by cleverness or deceit, especially in persuading someone:
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To succeed in causing (a person) to act in a certain way
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Used other than as an idiom: see bring,‎ over.
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To influence
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The definition of compelling is someone or something extremely attractive or interesting.
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Of, characterized by, or exhibiting expostulation.
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Obviously directed at or making reference to a particular person or thing:
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To give evidence of; seem to prove; indicate
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To influence
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To win over by coaxing, flattery, or artful talk:
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Exhort is defined as to urge someone to take as specific action by using strong advice or a warning.
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To cover, fill, or affect with lead; as, continuous firing leads the grooves of a rifle.
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Antonyms for Persuade

To deprive of confidence, hope, or spirit:
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To turn (a person) aside (from a course, etc.) by persuasion or advice
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To depress; to check; to make dull; to lessen.
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To stop; to keep (from happening). [from 16th c.]
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To prevent the starting, advent, etc. of; preclude
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Neglect is defined as to ignore or fail to care for someone or something or fail to do something.
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To delay action; be a hindrance
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(Electronics) to reduce unwanted frequencies in a signal
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To prevent or limit the synthesis of (a protein).
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Words Related to Persuade

Influence is defined as to affect a person or thing.
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To cause (another) to believe or feel sure about something
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